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Session Information

FRM F042 - Diagnosing and Monitoring Hair and Scalp Diseases

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Saturday, March 02

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Room D237/238/239

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Director: Lidia Rudnicka, MD, PhD - Handout


  • Shigeki Inui, MD - Handout
  • Jerry Shapiro, MD, FAAD
  • Catherine Margaret Stefanato, MD - Handout
  • Antonella Tosti, MD - Handout

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Diagnose and monitor hair loss more efficiently.
  • Use trichoscopy (hair and scalp dermoscopy) to improve in-office differential diagnosis of hair and scalp diseases

New skin imaging techniques, such as trichoscopy (hair and scalp dermoscopy), and recently developed diagnostic algorithms are gaining popularity in dermatological practice. The session will focus on non-invasive methods which aid differential diagnosis of hair loss and common scalp disorders. Issues related scalp manifestations of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma and monoclonal gammopathy will be discussed. Methods of monitoring treatment efficacy in patients with hair loss will be presented. The session is designed for dermatology residents and dermatologists who treat patients with hair loss and scalp disorders.


Saturday, March 02
10:00 AMTrichoscopy in Common Hair and Scalp Diseases / Dr. Rudnicka
10:24 AMTrichoscopy in African-American Patients / Dr. Tosti
10:48 AMDifferential Diagnosis of Androgenetic Alopecia / Dr. Inui
11:12 AMMonitoring Treatment Efficacy in Patients with Hair Loss / Dr. Shapiro
11:36 AMHair Loss as a Manifestation of Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma / Diagnostic Value of Dermatopathology. / Dr. Stefanato